Category Archives: Luke

May 24 – Trip to the Holy Land – Nazareth

Day 12 – NAZARETH Theme:  Rejection Read Luke 4:14-30 When I was in school, my classmates often called me a nickname. I hated it. Every time I heard that name, it reminded me I wasn’t in the popular crowd. Today, … Continue reading

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May 22 – Trip to the Holy Land – Bethlehem (Shepherd’s Fields)

DAY 10 – BETHLEHEM – THE SHEPHERDS’ FIELDS Theme: The Incarnation Read  Luke 2:1-14 Bethlehem today looks nothing like it did at the birth of Christ. The sprawling city of 40,000 people is filled with street vendors, souvenir shops, tourist … Continue reading

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April 20 – Updated Passion Week Report – Saturday Peace at the Tomb

Quiet Day at the Tomb Read Matthew 27:57-66 JERUSALEM, Saturday, spring ca. 30 a.d. – Although one anticipates relative peace at a grave site, that is not a given for the tomb of Jesus. The past seven days have been … Continue reading

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April 19 – Passion Week Report – Friday Crucifixion

Jesus of Nazareth Executed Read Luke 22:66-23:56 JERUSALEM, Friday, spring ca. 30 a.d. – Jesus of Nazareth was crucified today just outside of the city at Golgotha. This latest development is the result of middle of the night interrogations and … Continue reading

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April 14 – Passion Week Report – Palm Sunday

Celebrated Arrival of Jesus Read Luke 19:29-44 JERUSALEM, Sunday, spring ca. 30 a.d. – Crowds gathered on streets outside of Jerusalem today as Jesus of Nazareth rode from the Mount of Olives towards the Holy City. With loud exclamations of … Continue reading

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April 12 – Life from Death

Read Luke 7:1-10 ; 8:43-48 As we talk about life arising from death in this series, it is almost impossible to NOT talk about the trust that comes into play when we walk hand in hand with God. How often … Continue reading

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April 3 – Mountaintops – Mount of Olives Part 1

Read Luke 19:28-44 Joyful praise and mournful weeping…What a contrast of emotions.  But both ends of the emotional spectrum were represented on the Mount of Olives on that day. The joyful celebration was a fulfillment of prophecies made centuries before.  Zechariah had … Continue reading

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